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28 Jan
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All Authentication Legalization Services are the same

Are all Authentication Legalization Services the same? Over the past few decades there has been increased need for individuals and companies to have Canadian documents authenticated at Global Affairs Canada and then legalized by a diplomatic mission for use in a specific country. In order to speed up the processing of documents there has been...

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21 Jan
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Authentication and Legalization of Canadian Commercial Documents

As an exporter of Canadian goods to foreign countries one is typically required to complete the authentication and legalization of Canadian commercial documents.  This process requires that some of the commercial documents be stamped by Global Affairs Canada as well as the diplomatic mission for the country that the goods are destined.  This stamping process is...

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20 Jan
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Global Affairs Canada Authentication of Documents

Global Affairs Canada authentication of documents is a service that is offered free of charge and one could process their documents on their own.  There are some limitations that must be considered when contemplating sending documents directly to Global Affairs Canada.  Realistically, one might wish to consider hiring a third party authentication legalization service or...

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15 Jan
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Canadian Document Authentication and the Peoples Republic of China

Canadian document authentication and the Peoples Republic of China can be confusing, time consuming and just plain frustrating.  It is recommended that one considering hiring a knowledgeable third party service provider such as a local Ottawa authentication legalization service or process server to assist with the processing of the documentation. The Peoples Republic of China...

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14 Jan
Canadian Document Authentication Process
Who can authenticate documents in Canada

For anyone needing to use Canadian documents in a foreign country they may be required to have them processed through a system that is referred to as Authentication and Legalization.  It is also referred to as Apostille or Attestation.  We are often asked the question “who can authenticate documents in Canada” and are my documents...

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13 Jan
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Foreign Language Documents and Global Affairs Canada

It is not uncommon for clients to send us documents that are not in English or French, in a foreign language for in a combination of English/French and a foreign language.  Any document that is not totally in English or French will require translation by a certified Canadian translator before they can be authenticated with...

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13 Jan
Canadian Criminal Records Check
Canadian Criminal Records Check

Going abroad for the purpose of work, study or residence may require certain Canadian documents be authenticated and legalized.  This process can often be referred to as Apostille or Attestation.  One might be asked for a Canadian Criminal Records Check, a Police Clearance Letter or a Certified Criminal Records Check.  Each of these three documents are...

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07 Jan
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How to obtain court documents for Authentication and Legalization

Depending upon your circumstances, you might be required to have certain Canadian court documents used in a foreign country. In our experience, it is not uncommon for court documents to require authentication and legalization.  As a Canadian authentication legalization service our office can definitely assist. Can one obtain court documents directly from the courts? Some...

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14 Dec
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Authentication and Legalization Service

Retaining an authentication and legalization service should be considered when Canadian documents need to be stamped for use abroad.  The benefits of retaining an experienced authentication and legalization service cannot be understated.  Avoid added stress, processing delays and added costs by utilizing a cost effective specialist in the field of Canadian document authentication and leglization....

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28 Oct
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Authentication Services Ottawa

When needing to use Canadian documents in a foreign country the process can be confusing and time consuming especially if one attempts to manage the process on their own.  Trying to decide how to proceed can be as complicated as not being sure whether to turn right or left.  A simple search in Ottawa will...

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28 Oct
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Authentication and Legalization of Court Documents

The authentication and legalization of court documents can be tricky and it is recommended that one use an authentication and legalization service provider.  Because of this, it begs the question: are all court documents issued correctly in Canada for the purpose of being Authenticated and Legalized (Apostille) for use in a foreign country? The quickest...

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19 Sep
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Authentication Legalization Services – Italy

When travelling abroad one might be required to have some of their Canadian documents authenticated and legalized in order to be used in a foreign country.  An  example of some of the personal documents that might need to be authenticated and legalized could be a birth certificate, marriage certificate, death certificate.  The authentication and legalization process...

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